2) The range in air is very far. Like gamma rays, they can easily travel several hundred feet
concrete, or plastic.
d. Biological hazards
Neutrons are a whole body hazard due to their high penetrating ability.
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Range in air is very far.
Easily can go several hundred feet.
High penetrating power due to lack of charge
(difficult to stop).
Plastic (high hydrogen content).
Whole body exposure.
The hazard is generally external.
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D. Units of Measure for Radiation
1. Roentgen (R)
Is a unit for measuring external exposure.
b. Defined only for effect on air.
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